Jammu, March 12 : Governor NN Vohra on Monday approved PDP’s proposal of terminating Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu from the council of ministers.
Drabu, was sacked by the PDP over his controversial remarks that Kashmir was not a political but a social issue.
Raj Bhavan sources said that Governor has approved government decision, dropping Drabu from the council of ministers with immediate effect.
At a function in New Delhi Last week, Drabu had said that Jammu and Kashmir should not be seen as a conflict state or a political problem, but as a society with social issues.
On Sunday PDP asked him to clarify his stand completely disagreeing with his views that Kashmir was not a political issue.
Opposition National Conference had also cornered chief minister Mehbooba Mufti asking her to clear the stand over Drabu’s remarks. (GNS)